Registered Children's Home Manager

Posted 22 May 2024
Salary £47000.00 - £52000 per annum + + Bonus
Job type Permanent
Discipline Social Work & Care
ContactMaeve Speed

Job description

Opus People Solutions are seeking a Registered Children's Home Manager in Sudbury.

You will be responsible for running a 4 bed children's home in Sudbury. Your role as the Registered Children's Home Manager involves overseeing all care services, strategic planning for home development, and day-to-day management. You play a pivotal role in ensuring that each child receives the best possible care and support to achieve positive outcomes.

We welcome applications from experienced Deputy Manager's looking for a step up.

The benefits:

  • Basic salary of £47,000 plus £5,000 welcome bonus and performance related annual bonus of up to 21% based on Ofsted ratings
  • A great employee wellbeing and benefits programme
  • NEST Pension Scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Support from head office teams in HR, recruitment, L&D, IT and marketing
  • Support from a skilled team of therapists, clinical psychologists, health and education professionals

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Ensure that the quality of care and the progress of children within the home meet the highest standards, as defined by SCCIF, Children's Homes Regulations 2015, and Quality Standards.
  • Enrich the lives of young people, helping them aspire to and achieve sustainable changes, positive outcomes, and a successful transition into adulthood.
  • Manage child protection matters in accordance with current legislation, national standards, and best safeguarding practices.
  • Supervise and support staff, facilitate training, and ensure the effective use of staffing resources.
  • Provide outstanding leadership within the home, mentor and support the leadership team.
  • Efficiently manage the home and maintain budgets while upholding high care standards.

You, a Registered Children's Home Manager will have:

  • Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care Services (Children and Young People's Residential Management) or willing to work towards
  • Leadership/supervisory experience in a Children's Residential Home
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation and safeguarding procedures.
  • UK Driving License.

Don't worry too much if your CV isn't up to date, apply now with what you've got and we'll go from there.